Extinct California tapir, Tapirus californicus
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Order: Perissodactyla - horses, rhinos, tapirs
Family: Tapiridae - tapirs
Species: Tapirus californicus (Merriam, 1913) - California tapir (extinct)
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How to cite: Extinct California Tapir (Tapirus californicus) Fact Sheet. c2009. San Diego (CA): San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance; [accessed YYYY Mmm dd]. http://ielc.libguides.com/sdzg/factsheets /extinctcaliforniatapir
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